• Vegetable Growing

    I had a few failures with my vegetable planting this past year that I am hoping to rectify this year. I have wooden L-shaped planters on my deck that get 2-4 hours of sun (although it can be shady sun…

  • Growing Emerald Cedar in Container

    I just bought an emerald cedar from a big box store. It’s 5 feet tall. What size container should I get to replant the tree in? I don’t want the tree to grow much taller than 7 feet tall. I…

  • Planters for vegetables

    I have giant wooden planters we built around the edges of our deck last year. We filled them with potting soil and grew some herbs and vegetables. I am wondering if there is anything I need to do to prep…

  • Container Broccoli Problem

    Hi there! I just recently discovered this resource and am very impressed – thanks for all the guidance! I have just started doing some serious container gardening this year, always been interested but never had the space until now. I’ve…

  • Terrace Container Gardening

    I have a large terrace with NW exposure and is sheltered by a 6 foot wall. The condo is in the Beach area of Toronto so very close to the lake. I am looking to make an empty space into…

  • Edema Damaging Curry Tree

    I keep killing Curry Tree plants by keeping roots too wet which leads to Edema. Can you please detail a soil mix that will help with water drainage.…

  • Plant ID Hibiscus

    Hello, Kindly help me in identifying this plant? Is this a house plant? May I keep it outside during the summer? When does it normally bloom? Thank you.  …

  • When to prune a Hibiscus

    I have 2 tropical hibiscus plants that I put outside in the summer and bring in the house for the winter. This summer they have been very happy and have more than doubled in size. They are each about 3…

  • Repotting in-container plants

    Dear Master Gardeners, Kindly advise me on whether these plants need to be repotted. They’ve grown quite a bit since they were given to me. I want to make sure they have enough room to grow even more. Please help…

  • Mystery Plant

    This arrived in a pot on my condo balcony last year, in which a clematis had been planted the previous year. It is now well over 6-ft high and quite bushy. I would love to have it identified